Category - How Food Works

poffertjes-in-a-poffertjes-pan

How to Make Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes)

If you want to have your taste of some pretty unique Dutch foods, I’d recommend you visit a fair or market. You’ll get your chance to eat oliebollen (only eaten with New Year’s or on a fair), kibbeling...

dalgona coffee foam from top

Why Dalgona (Whipped) Coffee is so Foamy

Trends, and especially those on social media, can pass me by without me having noticed them at all. I have one of our readers to thank for discovering one of the big drink trends on Tiktok and Instagram in spring 2020:...

dropzak

What is Dutch liquorice (drop)?

In the past decade or so I have lived abroad in several countries. One of the aspects of living abroad is sharing (or telling about) the food from where you’re from. The Dutch stroopwafels (syrup waffles) so far...

chicago style deep dish pizza

Science of Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

If you’ve never been to Chicago, chances are small you have come across Chicago-style deep dish pizza. It’s a pretty regional phenomenon and personally I haven’t seen it outside of the city, whereas in...

whisky glasses and vessel

How Does Whiskey/Whisky Get Its Flavour?

What’s the similarity between vanilla ice cream and whisky? Any clue? It’s the vanilla. Whisky often contains vanilla flavours, just like ice cream does. But no vanilla bean has been added to whisky of...